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From H. W. Bates   [1 December] 1861

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Furnishes CD with more information on Volucella and gives him references relating to this and butterfly colourings. States that colours are not necessarily related to resting-places but rather an endowment to enable them to withstand adverse conditions.

Author:  Henry Walter Bates
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 Dec] 1861
Classmark:  DAR 205.10: 93
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-3336

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